From The Irish Fireside, Volume 1, Number 9, August 27, 1883
This warlike sept was descended from Callachan Cashel (the forty-second Christian King of Munster), who had the supreme honour of driving the Danes out of Munster, after a series of sanguinary battles. The name comes from the Irish word Ceallach - War. They were long a powerful and influential family in Munster.
Argent, in base a mond vert, on the sinister side a hurst of oak trees, therefrom issuant a wolf pass, ppr; crest, a dexter arm embowed, holding a sword entwined with a snake, ppr; motto, Fidus et audax.
Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
"Beautiful, different and touching. Short, sweet and lovely. Made me cry. You sense that this is a true story veiled in the guise of fiction as are all the best stories."
Although ostensibly set in England, this story was penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
Join our mailing list to receive updates on new content on Library, our latest ebooks, and more.
You won't be inundated with emails! — we'll just keep you posted periodically — about once a monthish — on what's happening with the library.